You are very pleasant. That I am sure you don't! That I
am sure you don't! How can you, you know?

"Oh fie, fie!" cried Mr. Pecksniff. "You are very pleasant. That I am sure you don't! That I am sure you don't! How can you, you know?" (1870s). Illustration by Fred Barnard for Dickens's Martin Chuzzlewit (Chapter XLIV), page 345. [Convinced that the Anglo-Bengalee is a money-making proposition, Pecksniff over dinner with Montague and Jonas at the Blue Dragon agrees to invest.] 9.3 x 13.7 cm. Scanned image and text by Philip V. Allingham. [You may use this image without prior permission for any scholarly or educational purpose as long as you (1) credit the person who scanned the image and (2) link your document to this URL.]

References

Dickens, Charles. The Life and Adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit, with 59 illustrations by Fred Barnard. Household Edition. London: Chapman and Hall, 1871-1880. The copy of the Household Edition from which this picture was scanned was the gift of George Gorniak, Editor of The Dickens Magazine, whose subject for the fifth series, beginning in January 2008, was this novel.


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